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About Us

PEARL (Person-Environment-Activity Research Laboratory) is a unique facility to explore the ways in which people interact with their environment. It is a massive space in which we can create life-sized environments under controlled conditions, so that we can examine how people interact with their environments. We can manipulate the ground, simulate different lighting conditions, create soundscapes and concoct smells. We aim to create a world in which people and the environment can thrive together in a mutually beneficial, safe, equitable and healthy way. We challenge all frontiers and our endeavour is driven by the exploration of new ideas which contribute to the creation of a better world.

PEARL is for everyone: Cities, Communities, Educators, Researchers, Governments and Industries. We connect a diverse range of sectors, from Health to the Creative Arts, and collaborate with a wide range of partners, both in the UK and abroad. Above all, PEARL is for you, so get in touch and see how we can help.

Video: The building that will house the world by New London Architecture 01/06/21